Listen: Acoustic Shadows

November 14, 2006

Acoustc Shadows

from BBC 4 Radio

Robert Sandall takes an audio journey into the real and virtual worlds of acoustical research.

Listen to ACOUSTIC SHADOWS here.

Article: Sounds of Goodnight, And Good Luck

November 14, 2006

by Heather Johnson for MIX

For their critically acclaimed film, Good Night, and Good Luck, co-producers George Clooney and Grant Heslov wanted the activity on the CBS Radford Stage (Studio City, Calif.) to authentically represent television’s golden age. At one end, Edward R. Murrow delivered his hard-hitting See It Now program from a stiff armchair. Nearby, his team sat poised at the news desk. At the opposite end of the cavernous room, a stunning female jazz vocalist — played by three-time Grammy-winner Dianne Reeves — and a small combo rehearsed for an appearance on the variety show Shower of Stars later that night. In between and all around, producers and reporters rushed through the set, leaving trails of cigarette ashes and half-filled coffee cups behind them.

Read full entry here.

Listen: The Making of Memory – Part 3 of 3

November 14, 2006

Part 3: Is It Better To Forget Trauma?
from BBC 4 Radio

“For people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), powerful memories of traumatic events are often a stressful intrusion into the present. Flashbacks, as they’re known, are just one of the better-known symptoms of this complex condition which can involve all the senses and produce seemingly crippling physical symptoms as well as emotional ones.”